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Fault Detection and Classification(FDC) IOT Engineer(FDC) Engineer

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Date: Jul 19, 2019

Location: Manassas, VA, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 127482 




Micron Technology's vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.


Fault Detection and Classification (FDC) IOT Engineer


Job Description


As an FDC Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will responsible for, but not limited to, developing/improving/maintaining Fault Detection and Classification strategies at our manufacturing facilities, understanding system dependencies, project planning, engaging in cost reduction efforts, and actively participating in Environmental, Health, Safety and Security procedures.

 In this position, FDC Engineer  will be responsible for setup, validation and analytics of sensors on IOT platform.


This new position will be at Micron’s Northern Virginia facility in Manassas, where Micron will invest $3 billion dollars to expand production.  As part of the expansion, Micron will establish a global research and development center in Manassas for memory and storage solutions primarily focused on the automotive, industrial and networking markets.


Responsibilities and Tasks


  • Maintain Fault Detection and Classification for Semiconductor Manufacturing Facilities
  • ·  Identify Fault Detection and Classification Dependencies
  • ·  Fault Detection and Classification for specific manufacturing area
  • ·  Implement, comply, maintain and improve established standards
  • ·  Test and implement system changes and improvements
  • ·  Manage the implementation of controlled modifications using Change Management methodologies
  • · Deployment of new sensors using IOT platform. Including but not limited to setup , validation and analytics for sensor data in enterprise setting.
  • · Utilize advance data analytics and machine learning techniques to draw meaning inference from sensor data for quality risk mitigation, predictive maintenance or  cost reduction.
  • · Deployment and on-going maintenance of FDC strategies (data collection, summarized indicators, limits, OCAPS, etc.) using AMAT E3 in an effort to minimize risks of excursion and scrap
  • ·  Troubleshoot strategy/tool/system related issues, including proper documentation, escalation, and follow-up to completion
  • ·  Monitor strategy performance and effectiveness and identify opportunities for improvement
  • ·  Understand and follow worldwide FDC best known methods (BKM), business rules and standards, and change management procedures
  • ·  Align, share, and review FDC strategy best practices and excursion/scrap prevention with world-wide counterparts
  • ·  Active participation/presentation in daily tactical meetings (DAM), frequent interaction with customers, and general support to explore and analyze and promote the use of FDC data


Understand and Maintain System Dependencies

  • Evaluate and monitor user lists for program access in compliance with established product integrity, security, and intellectual property rights’ protection standards
  • Facilitate Fault Detection and Classification
  • Coordinate Fault Detection and Classification tasks utilizing various programs, including 300mm Semiconductor Manufacturing Execution Systems, Process Control Systems, Statistical Process Control, Advanced Process Control, Fault Detection and Classification, GEM/SECS, Engineering Change Notice, and Global Conversion Process


Project Planning

  • ·  Act as a liaison between information systems, production area management, and engineering management in matters concerning Fault Detection and Classification
  • ·  Anticipate or diagnose automation issues across multiple equipment types within a given manufacturing area
  • ·  Participated in projects that have impact on a site-wide and/or global scale


Cost Reduction

 As a Team Member at Micron, you are responsible for reducing costs associated with your area. This responsibility may include owning and completing cost reduction projects, identifying cost effective sustaining/manufacturing improvements, minimizing regular expenditures, and helping to promote a cost conscious culture.


Environmental Health, Safety, and Security

  • Follow all safety and environmental procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulationsan active participant in the EHSS program by reporting all EHSS-related concerns or problems immediately to the appropriate individual (ERT, Supervision, etc.)
  • Be proactive in reducing incidents of personal injuries, safety hazards or environmental releases



  • Successful candidates for this position must have:
  • Minimum BS degree in engineering or equivalent. For internal candidates GJS E2 with at least 1 year of Fab experience.
  • Understanding or experience in Machine Learning or deep learning
  • Coding skills: One or more of Python, Java, angular or  R


Preferred but not required:

  • Experience with IOT platform sensor integration such as Thingworx
  • Data analytics ( data mining, data visualization , understanding of data infrastructure)


About Us

As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands - Micron, Crucial, and Ballistix - we offer the industry's broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today's major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR, and 3D XPoint memory. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelrate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world. 


Micron Benefits

Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (combined sick-leave and vacation time), Retirement Savings Plan, Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development Training, Workplace Wellness Program, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center/Activity Rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress Attire.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

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